The military went to play matches in Far East Asia and Soviet Union while the Iraq National XI went to play in Europe. The players were selected from the Iraqi Championships with players from champions Amana Sports Club, Al-Shurta, Al-Maslaha, Al-Minaa, Sikak Al-Hadeed, Sharakat Nafat Al-Kirkuk, and armys teams Al-Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Kuliya Al-Askariya, and Fareeka Al-Thalatha and Al-Thaniya of Kirkuk.
Date Venua Opponents Result 03.07.1959 Sofia FK Etar Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria) 1-2 07.07.1959 Sofia Sofia U-21 (Bulgaria) 1-3 00.07.1959 Bacau Dinamo Bacau (Romania) 1-5 16.07.1959 Timisoara Stiinta Timisoara (Romania) 2-5 18.07.1959 Budapest Budapesti Vasutas (Hungary) 3-3 22.07.1959 Budapest Erzsébet-Soroksár (Hungary) 2-1 28.07.1959 Vienna Austria U-21 (Austria) 2-2 30.07.1959 Vienna USSR U-21 (USSR) 1-2 06.08.1959 Praha Tankthoura (??) (Czechoslovakia) 1-2 09.08.1959 Praha FK Dukla Praha (Czechoslovakia) 0-6 11.08.1959 Praha TJ Tesla Pardubice (Czechoslovakia) 1-0 13.08.1959 Dresden SC Einheit Dresden (GDR East Germany) 1-10 16.08.1959 Halle SC Chemie Halle (GDR East Germany) 3-2 NB: all results from perspective 'Montakhab Al-Ahly'
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